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Caleb W. Ballew joined the firm of Martinson & Beason as an associate attorney in October 2012. Caleb’s practice areas include divorce, domestic relations, criminal defense, general civil litigation and estate litigation. 

Caleb was admitted to practice law in Alabama in 2010 and is a member of the Huntsville-Madison County Bar Association, the Family Law Section of the Alabama State Bar, and the Alabama Criminal Defense Lawyers Association. Caleb is also a contract attorney for the Alabama Education Association and enjoys representing public school teachers and administrators.

Caleb holds a B.A. from the University of Virginia and a J.D. from the University of Mississippi, where he graduated cum laude. In law school, he participated on his school’s Moot Court team, winning a number of litigation scholarships during his tenure there. He volunteered his time with his law school’s Innocence Project and worked as a research assistant for author Curtis Wilkie on the book The Fall of the House of Zeus.

Since starting as an associate with Martinson & Beason, P.C., Caleb has been honored to receive an award for volunteer lawyer of the month in Madison County, participated and graduated from the Diversity Leadership Colloquium, and was even a guest at the White House for a State Dinner in honor of the French President.

Caleb grew up in Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina and is the oldest of three children. Caleb is married to Kourtney Ikard Ballew, a native of Madison County and an attorney as well. He enjoys gardening and disc golf as hobbies in his spare time.


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Practice areas


  1. Family: 34%
  2. Criminal Defense: 33%
  3. General Practice: 14%
  4. Probate: 14%
  5. Appeals: 5%



Hourly ($175-200/hour), Fixed (sometimes), Free consultation (15 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Jeremiah Michael Hodges

    Caleb is a bright and conscientious young lawyer. He works hard for his clients to get fair and appropriate results.


    Jeremiah Hodges Car accident Attorney
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  • Melissa Christine Schultz-Miller

    I endorse this lawyer. I have had several cases with Caleb. He is a hard-working, strong advocate for his clients.


    Melissa Schultz-Miller Divorce and separation Attorney
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Contact info

Martinson & Beason, PC

115 Northside Sq
Huntsville, AL, 35801-4822


ALAuthorized to practice law201007/19/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Volunteer of the Month - FebruaryMadison County Volunteer Lawyer's Project2013
Moot Court Board Member of the YearUniversity of Mississippi School of Law2010
Litigation ScholarshipUniversity of Mississippi School of Law2009
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AssociateMartinson & Beason, PC2012 - Present
AssociateChristina Dixon, Attorney at Law2011 - 2012
InternKevin W. Frye, PLLC2009 - 2010
Association namePosition nameDuration
Diversity Leadership ColloquiumMember2016 - Present
Alabama Education AssociationNetwork Attorney2013 - Present
Madison County Volunteer Lawyer's ProjectVolunteer Attorney2010 - Present
Huntsville-Madison County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Alabama State Bar, Family Law SectionMemberN/A
Alabama Criminal Defense Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Mississippi School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2010
University of Virginia School of LawN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts2007